Miss Penny-Anne O'Donnell: Speech therapy
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Miss Penny-Anne O'Donnell

Speech therapy

 

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About me

Penny Anne graduated from University College London, London University in 1993.During her time at UCL she also studied at the National Hospital Queen’s Square London and The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering Children. She has worked as a specialist advisor and therapist in paediatric voice and fluency in Kent and Canterbury. She developed her interest in stroke rehabilitation, adult voice and fluency further at Birmingham Heartlands teaching Hospital. She has also worked in the paediatric at team South Warwickshire NHS trusts and language units.
With a special interest in professional voice she has also trained with the National Youth Theatre, studied at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and worked with Cameron Mackintosh Productions on Tour and the Royal Shakespeare Company both in Stratford and London. She is delighted to work with the cast of Matilda the Musical.
She is the co-founder of Voice Camps Warwickshire providing vocal coaching for both the singing and speaking voice for children between 7-18 yrs of age and adults.
Penny Anne also provides bespoke Presentation Skills Training see www.voicetrainingUk.co.uk for further information.
Throughout the year Penny Anne runs Mindfull Breathing classes using her “Calmness Breathing technique.” See www.relaxationdirect.com or follow her on twitter relax_therapy for updates.
Penny Anne is also a journalist having worked at BBC (radio) and Sky News. She continues to write health related articles for magazines.

Areas of interest

Children:
Speech development Language delay / disorder, Speech Sound Difficulties, Attention Deficit Disorder, Dyspraxia, Autistic Spectrum disorders, voice problems, Stammering, working memory issues.
Social Interaction Difficulties, Learning Disability. Developmental Delay and a range of conditions / syndromes causing developmental delay. Auditory Processing Difficulties, listening difficulties.
Selective Mutism and social anxiety.
Adults:
Communication problems following neurological impairments and degenerative conditions, including stroke, head injury, Parkinson's disease and dementia.
Head, neck or throat cancer. Voice problems. Mental health issues. Learning difficulties.Physical disabilities. Stammering. Hearing impairment.
Sound Therapy Johansen individualised auditory stimulation, a music based intervention to both her paediatric and adult case-load. Licensed trainer for ICAN children’s charity providing Talk Boost and Early Talk Boost training.

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Procedures completed

  • AA912

    Follow on speech therapy session - (>50)

  • AA911

    Initial speech therapy session - (5-50)

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